Walk Humbly with the Lord

Walk Humbly with the Lord

Church and Mission Engaging Plurality

by Viggo Mortensen and Andres A. Sterland Nielsen

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/02/2011

  $79.95
In June of 1910, delegates gathered in Edinburgh for the first World Missionary Conference. One hundred years later, the 2010 Church and Mission in a Multireligious Third Millennium conference sought to reconcile a century of seismic shifts in the worldwide landscape of the church with its ongoing mandate to make disciples of all nations.Arising out of that recent conference, Walk Humbly with the Lord presents a broad, multinational spectrum of contemporary approaches to both theology and missiology. Recognizing that the old Western notion of Christendom which formed the cultural backdrop of Edinburgh 1910 is now long obsolete, the books twenty-seven forward-thinking contributors respond to globalization and the enormous growth of religious pluralism worldwide, offering reflections on the future of missiology and the relationship of church and mission. Together they speculate about the possible shape of Christianity in a multireligious age, as God works out new and unforeseen schemes in the reconciliation of the world.I wish I could have been at the conference from which this book comes! Viggo Mortensen and Andreas Nielsen have assembled a marvelous collection of reflections on mission that will be especially helpful to Christians committed to living faithfully and missionally in todays pluralistic world. If a new postsecular reality is emerging, as some are saying, these essays will help the church be a sign of hope and stability in such a new age. Stephen Bevans, SVDCatholic Theological Union, Chicago
ISBN:
9780802866301
9780802866301
Category:
Christian mission & evangelism
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-02-2011
Publisher:
William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
314
Dimensions (mm):
235x159x19mm
Weight:
0.43kg

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